David L. Erben
Research and Teaching Interests：
• Cultural and Media Studies: Indigenous literatures and identity, Non Western Cinemas, Native American literature and cultures.
• Critical Theory: theories of race, marginality and difference.
Ph.D., English Literature, University of South Florida, Tampa, 1997.
Concentration: Critical Theory and Cultural Studies.
M.A., English Literature, University of South Florida, 1993.
B.A., Anthropology, University of South Florida, 1986.
Dissertation:Textual Space and Ritual Transformation in Contemporary Native American Fiction
Major Advisor: Philip Sipiora, Ph.D.